First results on low-mass dark matter from the CRESST-III experiment

  title={First results on low-mass dark matter from the CRESST-III experiment},
  author={C. C. F. Petricca and G. Angloher and P. Bauer and A. Bento and C. Bucci and L. Canonica and X. Defay and A. Erb and F. Feilitzsch and N. F. Iachellini and P. Gorla and A. Gutlein and D. Hauff and J. Jochum and M. Kiefer and H. Kluck and H. Kraus and J. Lanfranchi and A. Lagenkamper and J. Loebell and M. Mancuso and E. Mondrag{\'o}n and A. Munster and C. Pagliarone and W. Potzel and F. Probst and R. Puig and F. Reindl and J. Rothe and K. Schaffner and J. Schieck and S. Schonert and W. Seidel and M. St{\aa}hlberg and L. Stodolsky and C. Strandhagen and R. Strauss and A. Tanzke and H. T. Thi and C. Turkouglu and A. Ulrich and I. Usherov and S. Wawoczny and M. Willers and M. Wustrich},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
The CRESST experiment, located at Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso in Italy, searches for dark matter particles via their elastic scattering off nuclei in a target material. The CRESST target consists of scintillating CaWO$_4$ crystals, which are operated as cryogenic calorimeters at millikelvin temperatures. Each interaction in the CaWO$_4$ target crystal produces a phonon signal and a light signal that is measured by a second cryogenic calorimeter. Since the CRESST-II result in 2015, the… Expand

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